Acting and Musical Theatre

Musical Theatre

Musical Theater is a weekly group class. Students are trained in acting, singing, and dancing while rehearsing for our full musical theatre productions. Tuition is monthly.

SPRING 2019

Expression City Performing Arts Academy is hosting a Teen Coffeehouse on stage at EC on Saturday, March 16th, at 7:00 pm.

Students who are interested in performing at the event may audition on Saturday, March 2nd, at Expression City. To audition, students (solos, duos, or groups) must prepare the exact song (bring your own music), monologue, or scene (maximum 3-4 minute length) they would like to perform on stage at the event. Space is limited, so if you would like to audition, click here.

Auditions are open to the public. NO FEE is required to audition or perform.
If accepted, a mandatory dress rehearsal is required on Saturday, March 10th, at 4:00 pm.
Online audition sign ups are available here.

matilda

Matilda is a full musical theatre production with 6 hours rehearsal per week–Mondays 6:30-8:30, Thursdays 5:30-7:30, and Saturdays 1:30-3:30. Class begins January 21st. Performances are March 29-31. Tuition is $450 plus a $50 deposit to reserve your spot. Tuition may be broken down into monthly payments through autopay as follows–January $50 deposit and $90* tuition, February $180, and March $180. Ages 10-18. Click here to register.

musical theatre

Thoroughly Modern Millie JR., is a high-spirited musical romp set in 1922 in New York City. A young Millie Dillmount has just moved to the Big Apple in search of a new life. Her grand plan is to find a job as a secretary for a wealthy man and then marry him, but her plan goes completely awry. What’s a small town girl to do? As with every play EC has done, Thoroughly Modern Millie JR. is a dance-heavy show with plenty of large numbers–lots of fun! Rehearsals are Mondays 6:30-8:30 pm and Saturdays 1:30-3:30 pm. Performances are May 31st and June 1st. A $50 non-refundable deposit is charged at registration. Tuition is $530 or $120 per month plus deposit paid through auto-draft. Ages 10-18. Click here to register.

musical theatre

Disney’s Aladdin Kids When the street urchin, Aladdin, vies for the attention of the beautiful princess, Jasmine, he uses a genie’s magic power to become a prince in order to marry her. Iago, Jafar, the Genie and more are here in Disney’s Aladdin KIDS, a musical adventure filled with magic, mayhem and the power of love. Rehearsals begin January 14th and meet weekly on Mondays from 5:00-6:30 pm. Tuition is monthly payments of $90 through autodraft on the first of each month. Ages 5-11. Click here to register.

SUMMER 2019

Disney’s Mary Poppins Jr. Summer Camp–Full Production The jack-of-all trades, Bert, introduces us to England in 1910 and the troubled Banks family. Young Jane and Michael have sent many a nanny packing before Mary Poppins arrives on their doorstep. Mary Poppins takes the children on many magical and memorable adventures, but Jane and Michael aren’t the only ones upon whom she has a profound effect. Even grown-ups can learn a lesson or two from the nanny who advises that “Anything can happen if you let it.” Class meets M-F 9:30 am – 3:30 pm for two weeks July 8th- July 19th. Performances on 7/20. A $100 non-refundable deposit is required to reserve your spot in the camp. Deposit is transferable before June 1st. Ages 8-16. Online registration available here.

FALL 2019

Disney’s Frozen, Jr  is based on the 2018 Broadway musical, and brings Elsa, Anna, and the magical land of Arendelle to life, onstage. A story of true love and acceptance between sisters, Frozen JR.expands upon the emotional relationship and journey between Princesses Anna and Elsa. When faced with danger, the two discover their hidden potential and the powerful bond of sisterhood. With a cast of beloved characters and loaded with magic, adventure, and plenty of humor, Frozen JR. is sure to thaw even the coldest heart!

TWO CASTS
Frozen, Jr Older Cast ages 12-18
Classes begin August 5th. Rehearsals are four hours per week–Mondays 6:30-8:30 and Saturdays 1:30-3:30. A $50 non-refundable deposit is required to reserve your spot. Deposit is transferable before July 5th. Tuition is $540 plus deposit–may be broken down into monthly payments of $120 through autopay. Performances December 13-15. Online registration available here.

Frozen, Jr Younger Cast ages 5-12
Classes begin August 2019. Rehearsals are 1.5 hours per week–Mondays 5:00-6:30. A $50 non-refundable deposit is required to reserve your spot. Deposit is transferable before July 5th. Tuition is $405 plus deposit–may be broken down into monthly payments of $90 through autopay. Performances December 13-15. Online registration available here.

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acting lesson

Acting Lessons are available through Expression City’s Performing Arts Academy, a program for students who are dedicated to their craft.
Learn more here.

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Our teachers are working actors who are knowledgeable in the art and business of acting. We work with students who are new to the business as well as seasoned actors who want to perfect their skills. We specialize in providing safe, non-judgmental coaching and encouragement to work authentically, make mistakes, and learn from honest feedback.

Students who are enrolled in Expression City’s acting program gain improvements in:

• Confidence

• Focus

• Team Work

• Communication

• Public Speaking Skills